I have been matched betting for two and a half years. See how I started out in my blog post My Matched Betting Journey. So over two and a half years in and it is getting harder to make good money! The main reason for this is that lots of bookies no longer want to give me offers! But I have made so far over £17,000.....amazing for part time work sat at home! I am spending about 1 to 2 hours a day matched betting now. Lots of people make more than me and put in more time than me.
My earnings over the last 6 months range from £684 to £274 a month which actually is still not bad going. I am sticking with it a bit longer as it is still enough each month to make a difference to me. Just this week it has paid for a deposit for my son's school trip and a new tablet which I need for my new venture (blog post coming soon!).
To conclude: this is an easy way to earn money short to medium term, in the long term we will see! But at the moment an extra £350+ per month is useful to me. Click the button to learn more!
Love Teresa x
I can't be in two places at once, or three or four!! But this time of year I sometimes wish I could be! I have had more enquiries than ever this year from people looking for me to have a stall at their event. This is great of course, as people are finding my details and getting in touch. I am just so booked up, with many of my Christmas events having been booked since the start of the year!
So how do I choose which events to do at busy times? This is to be honest a little hit and miss. I always make sure I have my regular good fairs booked in as soon as I can, then I fit in what I can around that. Then I talk to other stall holders and find out which ones have been good for them in the past. Then I look at the local ones and fit them in if I can. This year I have been offered a few which have been free, they just want a raffle prize, I take these if I can as they are a great way to advertise my business!
I find it very frustrating to see so many selling opportunities that I am not able to do for one reason or another. But I do what I can and I consider each fair very carefully as I don't want to take on too much and burn out before the Christmas season is finished! In fact a couple of years ago, I took on too many and it became really stressful and totally put me off doing any fairs the following year!
If you fancy becoming a partner and starting your own card business click the button to find out more! You can also check out my blog post on becoming a Flamingo Paperie partner.
Love Teresa x
We are now well into the Christmas selling season with some people already beginning to countdown to Christmas day! So what has been selling well at teresa4cards so far? Let's start with the best selling Christmas items for the whole of Flamingo Paperie:
And my best sellers are:
You can never tell exactly what will sell well. I didn't think that people would take well to the single sheets of wrap, preferring the roll wrap, but they are selling well across the whole of Flamingo Paperie. I think it is because it is perfect for those special presents!
I think my favourites belong to the Winter Village range, advent calendar and gift wrap. And my favourite cards are Merry Christmas Foliage and CHRISTMAS. I love the green theme in some of this years range!
Don't forget all our products are produced in the UK, with artists designing them especially for us, making the designs unique. And this year sales of our Christmas cards is raising money for 3 charities voted for by Flamingo Paperie partners, see my blog post Christmas Card Charity Donations.
If you would like to shop online don't forget to join the customer club first for your free gift with your first online order!
Love Teresa x
Our Flamingo Paperie Customer Club is now LIVE!! Click the button to join!
Great for You as a Customer
If you love online shopping then the Flamingo Paperie Customer Club is perfect for you! Here are some of the customer club benefits:
In addition you will still be supporting my teresa4cards business!
Great for You as a Flamingo Paperie Partner
If you are interested in becoming a Flamingo Paperie Partner, there are benefits for you too as this is a great way to help you to grow your online business. You receive commission on all sales made through your website, so all orders made by your customer club members will bring you in commission.
Once you have introduced your customers to the Customer Club, Flamingo Paperie then do all the hard work for you. They pack and ship the Customer Club orders and they market to your Customer Club members monthly for you, making them feel part of the Flamingo Paperie community.
If the customer club is not for you, you can still join my own mailing list for monthly news and updates from teresa4cards.
Love Teresa x
I have been matched betting now for more than two years. See my other blog posts on My Matched Betting Journey, Matched Betting Two Years In and My Matched Betting Top Tips.
If you are thinking of starting matched betting you don't need much to get started. Here are the things that are essential to get started:
I have also found the following very useful as well:
Finally it is also helpful to have some motivation! What is your motivation, what is going to keep you going with the offers? Why have you decided to do it? What do you need the money for?
It is not my passion, I do it for the money. It has enabled me to pay for all those extra things which come around without worrying, for example holidays, school trips, days out, birthdays and Christmas. The list goes on! It has really helped me out when emergencies happen, for example when I had a big car repair bills last November and December!! And it has paid for treats like a new laptop and recently some gorgeous new shoes!
If you would like to get started but want to know more then take a look at the Matched Betting tab, and if you have any questions then please contact me.
Love Teresa x
Thinking of You Week is an initiative by the Greeting Card Association to promote the benefits of sending greetings cards. In the UK the average person sends 33 cards a year and the UK greetings card market is worth £1.75 billion. So is this just a marketing ploy to get me to send more cards I hear you ask?!! Maybe.....but have a think.
I know my Flamingo Paperie cards make people happy, its part of the reason I love what I do! I see it every time I do a stall or a pop-up shop. People browse my card stand and the cards make them smile. They smile because they have seen a funny card, or because they have a seen a card which is perfect for a certain person or they have seen a card which they can relate to. Even if they don't buy I am happy because the cards have given them a smile.
I think that Thinking of You Week is a great way to promote the mental health benefits of sending and receiving greetings cards. If it makes you feel nice to send a card and it makes the person feel loved to receive the card then send away!! #sendacarddeliverasmile
Here is more information from the Greeting Card Association:
Here are some fantastic blog posts on Thinking of You Week if you would like to read more.
https://www.blueeyedsun.co.uk/blog/thinking-of-you-week/ and https://www.pgbuzz.net/ukg-begins-the-countdown-to-thinking-of-you-week/
Here is some great news from Flamingo Paperie. Every year there are charities selected to receive donations from the sales of our Christmas cards. This was happening in the days of Phoenix Trading and has continued with Flamingo Paperie. As Flamingo Paperie partners this year we got to choose from a selection of charities which ones we would like to give a donation to. Here are the results!
In previous years partners were able to put forward their own nominations for small donations. I was delighted to nominate Birmingham Children's Hospital and the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust and both of them received donations in previous years. I am hoping that we will be able to do this again in the future too.
Love Teresa x
It is tradition to mark the coming of Christmas with advent calendars, advent means coming in Latin. Advent calendars are traditionally a large rectangular card with windows to open, one each day until the last one on Christmas eve. These days there are many different versions of advent calendars and we have some gorgeous ones at Flamingo Paperie!
We have advent calendars and advent calendar cards. Starting with the advent calendars, my favourite this year is the Winter Village advent calendar. Instead of doors to open it has characters to slot in each day to build up the scene during December and is just such a beautiful design!
My best seller for a few years now has been the Reindeer Stables advent calendar, and I am delighted to see it in the range again this year. Again you slot in a character each day to create the full picture of the stables during advent.
Whilst I was at an event last week I opened up and set up two of the advent calendars for my display. They always sell well when I have some opened up on display and people can see what is inside. The Reindeer Stables was one, and I also set up the Nativity Stable advent calendar. This one is a bit different again as some characters you slot in and some characters are free standing at the front of the advent calendar. I had a fantastic time arranging the characters to create the Nativity scene!
We have three more advent calendars on the range. The last one I am going to look at here is the Tower of London advent calendar. This one often catches people out as there are some characters to slot in but also some doors to open too!
To view all of the gorgeous advent calendars visit teresa4cards.co.uk. They are £9 each and can be used year after year. We are on our 3rd year of the ones we have at home!
We also a beautiful range of advent calendar cards, and at just £2.75 each they are excellent value for a special card to send. And at 6x6 inches they will post as a standard letter. Just remember to send it early in time for the start of advent! Here are some of my favourites!
That's all for now, I hope you have enjoyed looking at some of the advent calendars. For more Christmas goodies, join my online shopping evening by clicking the button!
Love Teresa x
In my blog post before the summer holidays, I posted about how to still get some work done even though the children are home from school. So did I follow my own advice? And how did this summer go for me? This is a brief review of my summer and how I got on.
Let's start with what went well! Firstly I knew I was going to be able to work less so I asked for help. I chose not to do many fairs over the summer with the Flamingo Paperie cards so rather than my stock being sat under my desk I asked people to take baskets of cards for me, thank you to everyone who helped! This worked well as the cards were out earning me money without me being there!
Secondly, I took my work on holiday with me! I was staying with family for a week and yes I know I should have had a break, but I get bored in the evenings!! We had days out with the kids and I spent a little time in the evenings, usually just an hour, quickly working through some matched betting offers. I took my laptop and notebooks with me and did as much or as little as I felt like doing.
The power hours definitely worked well for me. A short period of focused work really helped me to keep the money coming in from the matched betting offers and to keep my teresa4cards business moving forward. I will be doing this again next summer.
And here is what didn't go so well! I had an online pop up card event organised but I just didn't have time to do all the planning for it and I ended up having to cancel it, I was very annoyed with myself. I have now re-scheduled the event for the end of September and it has become a Christmas launch event. Click the button to join in!
Lots of things were delayed or put off until September! None of these were urgent, but at the time I was cross with myself for not getting them done. I had to take a step back and remind myself that this was what I was expecting to happen and to let it go! I also needed to schedule more social media posts than I did and this is definitely a priority for the next summer holidays.
I had some very productive days, see my recent blog post Working From Home in the Summer Holidays, and some less productive days. I also had time to think about the Christmas period coming up, and do some planning for that, and I did some thinking about my card business generally on how to move it forwards, and how to improve the fairs I do. This then generated my September to do list. I started September with a to do list as long as my arm, but I was ready to get started and get stuck in again!
Overall I was very happy with how the summer went. I had lots of fun with the family and work went pretty much to plan, in fact I probably got more done than I had expected back in July!
I hope your summer went well too!
Love Teresa x
Summer holidays is all about having fun with the kids for me. But I cannot drop my work from home activities for 6 weeks, so I applied some of my tips from my recent blog post. Whilst we had some time away on holiday, when I did no work, there were plenty of days at home when I actually got a fair bit done.
So here is what one of those days looked like!
We started the day slowly, or at least the children did! I was up and ready and slipped in a power hour of work before the kids were even dressed. I concentrated on the matched betting offers that were available to me and I quickly did as many as I could. An hour later the kids were starting to get ready and I was done with the offers I could do.
I packed a picnic, loaded up the car and off we went to the woods! We had a great time walking, exploring, den building, eating our picnic lunch and enjoying an ice cream. It was really nice to go somewhere peaceful and completely away from any technology!!
We got home a few hours later and the kids were more than ready to settle down to something quiet after tiring themselves out in the woods! So I took advantage and squeezed in a bit more work.......I booked in an event for September, started preparing my new Flamingo Paperie brochures, planned some blog posts and scheduled some social media posts. I even had a little help with my brochures!!
I had an extremely productive day that day, I even did some more work when the kids had gone to bed, this is unusual for me as I am usually knackered by then!! Not all the summer holiday days were as productive! Even when I wasn't away on holiday there were days I didn't get very much work done, some of these were due to full days out or having other things going on. But I didn't feel guilty as I was enjoying these times with the children.
Chipping away at chunks of work on a regular basis really helped to both bring in some money from the matched betting offers and to keep moving my Flamingo Paperie card business forward. Fitting work in around the other things I am doing is something I do all the time, there is just more other things going on in the Summer Holidays!!
Have a look at my next blog post on a review of my working summer!
To know more about my Flamingo Paperie card business, click here and see my blog here.
To know how I earn extra money from home using matched betting, click here and my blog here.
Love Teresa x
If you are on my postal mailing list the latest Flamingo Paperie brochure should have arrived with you now. The brochure has Christmas in (sorry if you aren't ready!!) plus our everyday best selling cards. You can also still order from the main everyday brochure I sent out earlier in the year, let me know if you need another one sent!
In amongst the Christmas items we have a new range of gift tags, which actually are not just for Christmas! There are 12 different colours of tags and they all come in packs of 5. They look great with our everyday range of wrapping paper!
They also look fantastic with our selection of individual sheets of Christmas wrap. There is unfortunately no Christmas roll wrap this year as we just cannot source this from a UK supplier at a competitive cost. So we have focused on some beautiful individual sheets for those extra special presents! We also have some beautiful Christmas tissue paper hidden away on page 21!
I hope you enjoy browsing the brochure, an online copy is below. I have received my Christmas stock from Flamingo and the cards are beautiful! We will look at some of the gorgeous advent calendars in another blog post coming soon!
That's all for now! Take care
It's September and the kids are back to school. I am finally getting settled back into a work routine and with my Flamingo Paperie business, it is all about the build up to Christmas! Oh no too soon I hear you say......yes me too I am a last minute kind of Christmas shopper!! But many people like to or have to spread the cost of Christmas or are just super organised and start thinking about it much sooner than me.
Flamingo Paperie launched the Christmas range this year on 20th August. I have brochures and new Christmas goodies in my hands and they are selling already! Actually, many of my Christmas fairs have been booked in since the start of the year.
So what do we have this year? Beautiful designs of Christmas cards, advent calendars, advent calendar cards, gift wrap, gift tags and new colouring in items.
All of our Christmas cards are charity Christmas cards and this year all of us Flamingo Paperie partners got to vote on which charities would receive donations. They will be Together for Short Lives, Alzheimer's Society, and MacMillan Cancer Support. As well as the packs of cards, we also have a small range of individual Christmas cards, which I think will be very popular.
My favourite Christmas items are always the advent calendars and advent calendar cards. They are just beautiful and always make customers and visitors to my stall smile! More on them in another blog post soon!
If you would like a 'real' copy of the brochure to browse and would like to join my mailing list then click the button to keep up-to-date with all my Flamingo news. Or you can find me on social media too!
Love Teresa x
I have been matched betting for over 2 years and I use Profit Accumulator who list all the offers and provide the software and support forums. It has been a fantastic way for me to earn money from home, see my blog posts on My Matched Betting Journey and Two Years In for my journey so far!
If you are thinking of starting out in matched betting, here are my 5 top tips:
1. Keep a separate bank account which you only use for your matched betting. Then you know you are not touching your other money. When I need to use some of the matched betting profits I transfer it into my main account.
2. Keep a record of the offers you do and what funds you have in each bookie. At the beginning you will be doing one or two offers at a time so it is easy to keep track of when free bets are due and where your money is. Keeping a record is a good habit to get into for when you have many more offers going on at the same time.
3. Don't touch your matched betting funds for the first 3 months. As tempting as it may be DON'T! The offers on Profit Accumulator are done in a specific order to build up your betting bank, and a very good piece of advice given on the instructions, is to let that bank build for about the first three months so that you then have enough funds available to to any offer you want and many offers at once.
4. Watch the videos and follow the instructions carefully and take time to check what you have done. Mistakes will happen, even after more than two years I make mistakes occasionally! If you make a mistake don't panic, ask for help on the forum if you need to. There are many experienced matched bettors on the forum who are willing to help, as well as profit accumulator support staff. If nothing can be done to put your mistake right, just move on to the next offer!
5. Make use of the forum. Each offer has a link to the forum where that offer is being discussed. You can ask anything you need to know about the offer here, you may find that someone else has already asked the same! There are also other parts of the forum where you can ask other things and pick up general tips and advice.
If you are looking for a way to earn money from home, especially in the short term, I would highly recommend matched betting. It is easier than it sounds, I had never placed a bet in my life before I started matched betting!
If you are thinking about it, follow the link to Profit Accumulator, try out the first two offers and see how you get on!
It's holiday time coming up.....are you ready?! Whether you have your own business or whether you work for someone else from home, taking a whole 6 weeks (or more) off is not usually an option!! I work from home because of the flexibility it gives me, but it can be very hard to get things done in the summer holidays! Don't abandon your work / business over the summer even though it can be hard, you will be glad you didn't in September.
If you work from home and you struggle to get things done over the school holidays, here are some of the things I do to keep things ticking over:
1. Schedule what you can NOW. Social media posts, blog posts can all be scheduled in advance and will ensure your audience don't think you have disappeared off the face of the earth for 6 weeks!! So put some hard work in now, get those posts scheduled and its so much less to worry about.
2. Prioritise your work and focus on the most important tasks to be done each week. Be prepared to get less done than you do normally, so lower your expectations, but still focus on the important things to get done. Think about what MUST I do, what SHOULD I do, and what can definitely be left until another date.
3. Have a bag of work to pick up and take out and about with you. You may find there is a spare half an hour when the kids are playing, when you can get some work done. I often find I can get a fair bit done in an hour at soft play!
4. Have a Power Hour - an hour when you focus on specific important tasks with minimum distractions. I often use power hours even when it is not school holidays! A good time might be before the kids get up or after they go to bed. Or depending on the age of your children, if you find a time when they are focused on something, you can use that time as a power hour. My daughter loves crafting and I set her up with lots of crafting bits while I settle to a power hour. You can do these as often as you like during a week and it can be surprising what you can get done when you minimise distractions!
5. If you are in a position to use holiday clubs / organised activities for the kids then DO IT!! You can get a lot done in your business in a morning or afternoon and the kids will love doing something a bit different. This is great a few times over the summer to give you a little extra time to get stuff done!
Most importantly have some time off with your children and lots of fun!! I have holidays booked in when I will not be doing anything as it is my family time, but I know my posts are scheduled! It is also good for you to have a break as it will help you be more focused when you return to 'normal' working hours in September.
So in summary, get organised, prioritise, have fun and time off, but don't abandon your work!
Love Teresa x
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So you have gone and done it! You are booked in to your first event and you will have to set up your own 'pop-up shop'. What do I expect? What do I need to take? How much stock will I need? I have done many fairs and events over my 7 and a half years with teresa4cards.co.uk and I hope to be able to answer some of your questions here.
Here are some of the things you are likely to need:
Here is my most recent stall at a fair. I was set up in a barn at a fun day! My set up is very practical, to make best use of the space available. I have seen many beautiful and much more creative stall set ups! It will depend on your products, and quite often as much work will go into the display as the products themselves. Also bear in mind I have been doing my card business for some years so I have plenty of stock to display. A smaller amount of stock is perfectly acceptable and indeed may look much more attractive. I tend to take the kitchen sink with me!
So what to expect? The answer is anything! Some places will offer you more space than others. At school fairs expect the tables to be low. I have also on a couple of occasions been given circular tables or hexagonal tables! If I am going to a new place I quite often take my own table with me even if they are providing tables as if the table is not suitable you can sometimes switch it for your own. At the event pictured about I could have easily fitted in another small table which I didn't think to take with me!
In terms of how much you are going to sell, you can never tell. I have been to fairs where I have sold nothing. Sometimes due to poor footfall, other times people are just not spending money. Sometimes I think I have had a poor fair and then had regular orders come in afterwards from people I have met at that fair.
If you decide to do fairs regularly, over time you will find you get to know which ones work for you and your products. You will also meet other stallholders who will often be very happy to point you in the direction of a good fair or good organiser.
My final tip is to smile and speak to as many people as you can. A simple 'hello' may attract their attention as they are near your table. Some may not respond or reply, that's fine. Others may speak but not stop, also fine! You will get the attention of some that may have passed by otherwise.
Finally, give yourself plenty of time to get there and set up, be flexible in your set up to allow for smaller or larger spaces and see them as a good way to advertise your business. Hopefully you will also make lots of sales while you are there!
Love Teresa xx
I have been matched betting for two years now, I started in May 2016. Two years in I am still earning well with my monthly earning over £600 on average, all earned from home sat at my computer! See my blog post My Matched Betting Journey on how I got started.
I am surprised to still be earning so well, I did not expect to be doing it for more than two years when I first started. But as I am still earning well, I will be carrying on.
The extra money that Matched Betting has brought in has made a massive difference to me and my family. I can pay for all those extra things which come around without worrying, for example holidays, school trips, days out, birthdays and Christmas. It has really helped me out when emergencies happen such as car repairs!! And it has paid for treats like a new laptop. So a big THANK YOU to Profit Accumulator!
It has become more difficult now I am two years in, as some bookmakers no longer want to give me offers. But I find there are still plenty of offers to do. Actually there are many people who are earning much more than me and have been doing it longer!
So whilst it is not my passion, (I just do it for the money!!) I will be continuing. And I would recommend Matched Betting to anyone who is looking to earn money working from home. I work at it part time, 2-3 hours a day. I probably spent longer on it at the beginning as I was learning how to do the offers.
If you would like more information let me know, or if you want to get started click the link below!
Look out for my Blog post coming soon with my Matched Betting Top Tips.
If you follow my social media pages you will see I do lots of fairs/fetes/markets and other types of events with my Flamingo Paperie greetings card business. I do these in order to meet new people, to get my business out there and in short the cards are so beautiful they sell themselves, so just getting them in front of people sells them! I also use these events to attract people to my mailing list where hopefully they will then become regular customers. But MOST of all I do the events because I love doing them!! It gets me out of the house, doing something that is for me.
If the thought of doing fairs and market events horrifies you then don't worry, you do not need to do them!! For the business I am in there are many other ways to sell and grow your business, and the same is true for other businesses too. For example I am now starting to grow my business online through social media, which is possible for many businesses.
My card business is extremely flexible and people work the business in the way that suits them. Some people have a basket business where they drop baskets of cards off at places on a regular basis. This is very easy to do once you have some locations set up or people to drop them to. Some people focus on having home pop-up shops, a great way to sell a lot of cards. Others have a large door drop business and deliver and collect catalogues, much like you would with Avon. By the way, the thought of doing catalogue door drops horrifies ME and I just don't do them!!
In reality most Flamingo Paperie partners probably do a little bit of most things. So you absolutely can still grow your business without doing events. You really don't have to do them if the thought horrifies you! #dowhatyoulove!
If you think you would like to do events but don't know where to start then look out for my blog post on how I prepare for events!
If you are interested in becoming a Flamingo Paperie partner, there is more information on my blog post Your Chance to Shine and you can click the button below for more information too. You can also contact me.
Love Teresa xx
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I have been working from home since January 2011. So many people are looking for extra work they can do from home either as a second income, or to save for a specific reason. Working from home is also very flexible around your other commitments. I hope this blog post will help you, if you are thinking of working from home, to get set up and ready to take that first step!
1. Create a work space.
Whether it is a desk and a laptop in the corner of a room or an office at home, find a space that is yours and for your work/business. You can keep everything you need within reach and it will help you to get some focus when you sit down to work.
Work out when you will be able to work each week. Working from home is flexible, but if you don't set aside some time to spend working you won't earn! Set up your daily method of operation so that you know exactly what you are doing each day.
2. Think about your aim
Do you want to earn some short term money or do you want a long term business which you can work on and grow and perhaps make your full time income? What your aim is will affect whether you look for online work or whether you look for a business opportunity which you can work on and grow over time.
I work from home full time and I fun two businesses part time alongside each other. I have my greetings card business teresa4cards.co.uk and I am a distributor with Utility Warehouse.
In the past I also earned money through matched betting which brought me in consistent money each month. I have also worked on survey sites in the past.
This is certainly true if you are starting a business. If you love what you do then you will enjoy working on it and you will feel enthused to spend time on your business. So think about what you enjoy, can you find a business opportunity that is linked to your interests?
4. Sort out your financial stuff
It sounds boring but it is essential. If you are starting a business there will be start up costs, you need to consider what you can afford and setting a budget could help those costs from getting out of control! After all the aim is to make money, not spend it!
You may also need to register with the HMRC if you are starting a business. You can get advice on this from their website.
5. Find your motivation!
Working from home can make you feel isolated and it can be hard to be motivated to keep going. How are you going to stay enthusiastic about your work/business? Keep your goals in mind and write them down. If you are working towards paying a debt keep a record of the payments you make. If you are saving then write down how much you have managed to save. This will help to motivate you to keep going.
If you are starting out in a business set some short term goals and monitor your progress. If you can see progress being made then this will help you to stay motivated.
6. Be prepared to do some training/research
There will be many, many things you won't know how to do, especially if you are starting your own business. On an almost daily basis I find things I do not know how to do! Google is your friend! There is a lot of free training and advice available, so don't worry about not knowing how to do something!
I hope you have found this useful. Bear in mind there is loads of help out there available to you and be brave and go for it! Good luck :-)
Love Teresa xx
I am now able to take new Flamingo Paperie partners! Yay! This is a great time to get started and in at the beginning with Flamingo Paperie. The launch on 1st February 2018was very exciting with lots happening and it was a great feeling to be able to finally get under way. I am very excited and happy to be able to start growing my card business again and I would love some of you to get involved too!
The business is very very simple. You buy stock from Flamingo Paperie at a 30% discount and sell it. That's it. There isn't lots of product information to learn and there are no targets. I love it because it is so flexible. A great work from home business or side hustle! I received my pack of new cards today and they are beautiful greetings cards. I can't wait to get out and about and showing them off.
So if you are like me your first question is.....what is it going to cost me?! Answer - £200 (or £95, or £45 depending on the pack size). For that £200 you get £367 of Flamingo Paperie stock and £60 of business tools and brochures. You also get a years public liability insurance and a free website.
If you can't afford £200 there are two other options too, £95 and £45. I always recommend the largest pack, but you should go for the biggest pack that you can reasonably afford within your budget.
I love going to events with the cards and I am growing my business online. You may choose to do home parties, or basket drop offs at schools and businesses, or catalogue drops. There are many ways to sell, you do what suits you and what fits in with your current commitments.
As well as selling cards, there is also a fantastic opportunity to grow you own team of Flamingos and generate further income. I can also provide support for this if you choose to grow your team.
There is more information on my Flamingo Paperie website www.teresa4cards.co.uk or you can contact me if you would like to know anything else. Or click Join Now to get started straight away!
This is the largest pack, pack 3. This is a good amount of cards for a home pop-up shop, a stall at an event or a couple of browsing baskets. When you sell all of pack 3, the average profit is £167. In addition Pack 3 also generates your first retail bonus of a further £20.
Smaller packs are available, £45 or £95, if you have a smaller budget and they are great for showing people the fabulous quality of the cards! If you would like more information visit my dedicated teresa4cards website!
Update: it is now May 2020 and I have to say I am so happy with how my business is growing. The cards are beautiful and so well received. Our new range of papercraft kits have opened up completely new markets for me and we now have a range of biodegradeable and recyclable kraft paper. Visit my dedicated website for more information on all the new developments:
Love Teresa xx
You can also shop for our fabulous greetings cards, gift wrap and papercraft kits here:
Flamingo Paperie launch their full everyday range on 1st February!! Not long now ....yippee!! I hate waiting!! So here is a sneaky peak for you of some of the designs coming up in the launch. We were expecting the launch to be in January and I was all geared up and prepared for the new cards, getting the catalogues out and generally having a busy January. But as is often the case with starting a new business, things sometimes take a little longer than expected........
So the launch date is now 1st February, so not long to wait now. I am hoping everything will go smoothly, but I can only imagine the amount of work that has to be done to get everything ready, products, catalogues, website, and so much more!
I have not been idle during my wait! I have been working on lots of business things behind the scenes, and booking in lots of fairs and events for later in the year. I have a launch event planned, plus an event for those interested in learning more about becoming a Flamingo Paperie Partner. For more details click on the relevant button!
I have also been working on a greetings card planner, where you can see 3 months at a glance which special occasions you have coming up. The idea is that you plan 3 months ahead and get in all the cards you need to save all those last minute rushing around looking for a card moments!!
So get organised and get your free copy now!
So I have been keeping busy and getting things ready, but now I am just impatient, I want to get on with it! But all good things come to those who wait right?
Love Teresa xx
Hi, I am Teresa. I am mum to two gorgeous children and I work from home. This blog is about my journey working from home. I hope to be able to help others who are looking for an additional income, or are looking for ways to save money.